We are delighted to begin announcing our fabulous cast for Dark Arcadia – beginning with our superb “Wyrd Sisters” and “Hero”!
Introducing, in alphabetical order …
Ag Johnson as “Cassandra”
Ag Johnson is an Actress and Musician from Melbourne, Australia. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Music with a Bachelor of Contemporary Music, she’s had experience working on TV commercials, short films, live musicals and has performed at various music festivals and city council events. Ag is currently undertaking the Advanced Program in Musical Theatre at Apo Arts Academy and in January 2023 she had the privilege to perform her original song, “Beauty Within” at the Sidney Myer Bowl with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Sasha Leong as “Iris”
Sasha Leong is an agile and versatile actor born in Ipoh, Malaysia, and currently residing in Naarm (Melbourne, Australia). With a passion for performance from an early age, Sasha began her acting career in 2012. She has since honed her skills at Howard Fine Acting Studio in Melbourne, as well as at The Australian Film & Television Academy (TAFTA).
Sasha most recent screen appearance was in the Australian TV series Safe Home on SBS. Her recent film credits include lead roles in The Unshakable Destiny 2 and Some Company, as well as a supporting role in Agent Provocateur. She also appeared as a series regular in the web series Life of Kea – Pilot. Sasha’s passion for acting extends to the stage where she first started. Her recent theatrical credits include Flesh Disease for La Mama, Shadowfall , Ken’s Quest, and Dear Mama, There’s Something Maybe I Should Tell You.
Fluent in Malay and conversational in Cantonese, Sasha enjoys learning new languages and has a passion for travelling and spicy food. She is also an experienced event and live performance producer, and co-produced her first short film, Eating the Other, premiered at Flickerfest 2023.
Sasha is a proud member of MEAA – Equity.
Christine Pearsall as “Juno”
Christine graduated the Howard Fine Acting Studio of Australia in 2021 and is excited to be working with Incognita Enterprises again as “Juno” in Dark Arcadia. She made her Stage Managing/ Production Assist debut with Frypan in 2022 and most recently appeared in a JMC Academy Grad Film Polaris as “Polaris”. She has also appeared in the award-winning web series Walking Shadows Vol. 1. with Incognita Enterprises as “Julia”, “Cathryn Hawking” in The Phoenix Files audio drama and starred in multiple short films including Deadbeat and Acid Washed Jean. She also played the role of “Sylvie” in Move Over Mrs Markham in 2020 and “Xen” in 000 The Play in 2021. She has trained under the likes of Howard Fine, Tony Knight and Sarah Hallam.
Her passions also include Ballroom and Latin Dancing and Musical Theatre.
Meerna Yousif as “Hero”
Meerna Yousif is an Actress, Comedian and Writer, with ten years of experience on stage and screen. She has written, acted in and produced a variety of shows for Comedy and Fringe Festivals. She has also performed improv comedy as a member of various ensembles. Recently she has worked on television productions such as The Leak and Wait. .We’re Live?! as well as developing her own written works.
More cast announcements to come, so stay tuned!